Its not a Free Nation, when the workers are Prohibited to Speak.
Daniel Halper reports for The Weekly Standard, Mar. 5, 2013, that a U.S. Army spokesman, Stephen D. Abney, the chief public affairs official for the Army’s Joint Munitions Command, recently sent an email to all 6,000 employees he speaks for, as well as civilian contractors.
The email details how our soldiers should deal with the press because of sequestration — the mandatory spending cuts to the military. But the email also tells our soldiers they are not to criticize the POS or any political party to members of the press.
Here’s the full text of Abney’s email:
From: Larson, Angela M CIV (US)
Sent: Friday, March
01, 2013 5:59 PM
To: USARMY RIA JMC List DL All JMC Pers
Subject: Sequestration – Media Tips
To JMC employees,
Because of media interest in sequestration and furlough, you may be approached or contacted by a reporter at some…
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